Derek Dorsett
Derek Dorsett.jpg
Position Right wing
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (0 m)
188 lb (85 kg)
NHL Team Columbus Blue Jackets
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born December 20 1986 (1986-12-20) (age 33),
Kindersley, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 189th overall, 2006
Columbus Blue Jackets
Pro Career 2007 – present


Derek Dorsett (born December 20, 1986 in Kindersley, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Dorsett played major junior hockey with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League (WHL) and helped them win the Ed Chynoweth Cup as WHL champions in 2007. Dorsett established himself as a griity player in Medicine Hat, leading the team in penalty minutes in 2006–07 while finishing tied for second in team scoring with 64 points.

Dorsett was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets 189th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Graduating from major junior, he spent 2007–08 with the Syracuse Crunch, the Blue Jackets' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. He scored his first NHL goal the following season on October 21, 2008 against Roberto Luongo in a 4-2 win against the Vancouver Canucks.[1]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 51 5 11 16 108 13 5 1 6 35
2004–05 Kindersley Klippers SJHL 25 12 8 20 172
2005–06 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 68 25 23 48 279 13 4 8 12 53
2006–07 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 61 19 45 64 206 17 8 8 16 56
2007–08 Syracuse Crunch AHL 64 10 8 18 289 12 0 1 1 56
2008–09 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 52 4 1 5 150 3 0 0 0 2
2008–09 Syracuse Crunch AHL 7 1 5 6 35
2009–10 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 51 4 10 14 105
2010–11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 76 4 13 17 184
NHL totals 179 12 24 36 439 3 0 0 0 2

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